Best Student Paper Awards

Guidelines, Procedures and Awards

1. Only student authors are eligible. Co-authorship with other students and/or faculty advisers is permitted, but the competing student author must be the first author and identified as the lead author. Communication is with the lead student author. The lead student authors of each paper must be registered at a college or university, either as an undergraduate or graduate student, and must have written the paper while so registered. Lead Student authors will be requested to provide verification in this regard (e.g. a valid ID card), which also entitles them to the discounted student rate.

2. Student paper must be prepared according to the ITI guidelines for submitting papers (see The topic of the paper must be related to the field of one of ITI topics. The paper will be reviewed in accordance with the ITI review procedures. Comments from the reviewers will be forwarded to the lead author, responsible for all required communication. If the paper is accepted, it will be placed into the Student Paper Competition Sessions at the Conference.

3. The final paper must be written in accordance with ITI Instructions to Authors, and all reviewer comments must be resolved. The final paper will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

4. The lead student author must present the paper in the Student Paper Competition Sessions at the Conference. The paper will be judged, along with others in the sessions, based on written technical content (70%) and on presentation effectiveness (30%). The Competition Judges will select one Outstanding Undergraduate Student Paper and one Outstanding Graduate Student Paper. A special certificate will be awarded to the student authors of the winning papers; and prizes (to be announced) will be awarded to the Lead Student Author of the winning papers. The Competition Judges will select two outstanding student papers.

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ITI 2005 Conference Ended

ITI 2005 Conference ended on June 23, 2005 with the Closing Session.

Student Paper Competition for undergraduate and graduate students (with prizes sponsored by Microsoft Hrvatska and SAS Institute) was featured for the second time at the ITI Conferen
The winners were:

Golden winners:
- David Bell, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, UK , - Frane Šarić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

Silver winners:
- Matko Botinčan , Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb
- Igor Grudenić Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
- Rikard Land, Mälardalen University, Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Sweden